CBC News: The National | Devastation in Haiti, Afghan women’s rights, Vaccine mandates


Aug. 17, 2021 | We’re on the ground in Haiti as it faces a humanitarian crisis following a deadly earthquake. The Taliban says it will respect women’s rights under Islamic law, but Afghan women doubt they’ll follow through. Plus, Ontario and Quebec mandate COVID-19 vaccines for health-care workers.

00:00 The National for Aug. 17, 2021
00:57 Haiti faces humanitarian crisis after earthquake
05:08 Canada Votes: Promises to reduce child-care costs
07:24 On the campaign trail with Erin O’Toole
08:24 On the campaign trail with Jagmeet Singh
09:07 Different mood on the campaign trail
11:05 Plane arrives with people fleeing Afghanistan
11:30 Election candidates address Afghanistan crisis
13:39 Afghans skeptical of Taliban’s claims of change
16:18 Quebec prosecutors to charge Dany Fortin
16:40 Quebec, Ontario roll out new rules for COVID-19 vaccines
18:53 MLSE announces to COVID-19 safety rules
19:18 Questions around offering 3rd vaccine doses
21:35 Ontario expands vaccine eligibility to some age 11
21:57 Sask. approved 3rd doses for some travellers
23:09 Nova Scotia provincial election
25:33 Women, girls in Afghanistan fear for their future
33:03 Convincing the vaccine-hesitant in Aylmer, Ont.
39:46 Thousands flee fast-moving wildfire in France
40:13 B.C. wildfire damage and frustrations
42:38 The Moment

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